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The Huffington Posts rounded up the top moments that really made this year beautiful. Among the winners is the Essie Color Boutique.
You might have seen those Best Buy Express kiosks at airports and train stations around the country. These souped up vending machines don’t dispense Cheetos and gum but rather premium Beats headphones, iPads and even video game consoles with the swipe of a credit card.
I always wondered how much money Best Buy makes off those things. As it turns out, quite a bit.
Let's face it: Airports are boring. Unless you're making the ever-so important decision on whether to get a cinnamon roll or a cheese-filled pretzel at 10pm, airports are at the bottom of the list of entertaining places. But Essie is about to change that for all of you beauty junkies out there.
We've all been there: You're standing in front of a vending machine, trying to make the harrowing decision of what to buy, and suddenly, you think to yourself, "Man, I could really use a manicure right now." OK, so maybe this has never happened to you exactly, but now we can guarantee that it never will. Essie announced Thursday that they will be unveiling the Essie Color Boutique, a nail polish vending machine in airports and malls all over the country.
As if we needed another excuse to feed our manicure addiction, Essie is making it easier than ever to stock up on your must-have lacquers with their latest genius innovation. Starting this month, the brand will roll out nail polish vending machines at airports and malls across the country! Each of Essie’s Color Boutiques will be stocked with a total of 42 shades from the permanent lineup, along with six seasonal colors that will rotate out every time a new collection launches.
Retail is ripe for innovation, but are consumers really hungry for it? The latest Omnichannel Shopping Preferences study from A.T. Kearney seeks to answer that, but the findings may surprise the droves of brands making huge investments in digital commerce.
The survey of 2,500 US shoppers found that physical retail stores play a crucial role in online purchasing habits, with 55 percent of shoppers preferring to use both physical stores and online retail throughout the shopping journey.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZoomSystems, the global leader in automated retail, has launched a self-service razor cartridge defensive merchandising solution in Albertsons stores located in Southern California. Installed in May, RazorZone automated retail machines offer retailers the world's first defensive merchandising solution that eliminates consumer shrink while increasing sales and enhancing the consumer experience.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZoomSystems, the global leader in automated retail, will be unveiling its ZoomShop V1 machine this week at FMI Connect, the annual Food Management Institute show, to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 11-13. Attendees will get a hands-on opportunity to experience this technology, proven to increase sales, enhance the consumer experience and eliminate consumer theft.
Kate Duff and Alexi Mintz, co-founders and co-CEOs of 3FLOZ, discuss how the company's pre-packaged products can make airline travel much smoother with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock". (Source: Bloomberg)
Benefit Cosmetics & ZoomSystems were awarded a Clio Image award for the Glam Up & Away ZoomShop.
Congratulations Benefit Cosmetics!